Definition of Paul Revere
1. Noun. American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735-1818).
Generic synonyms: American Revolutionary Leader, Silver-worker, Silversmith, Silverworker
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Literary usage of Paul Revere
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1. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Martha Joanna Lamb, Henry Phelps Johnston, Nathan Gilbert Pond, William Abbatt (1886)
"The Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association was founded in 1795, and Paul Revere was its first president, holding that office until 1799. ..."
2. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"A few daya later, Paul Revere engraved and printed a large hand-bill giving a ... Paul Revere. A conflict of a much more serious nature took place at ..."
3. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1911)
"But at the head of it, with the resolutions in his hand, stood that Paul Revere who, in the dead of an April night thirteen years before, rode through the ..."
4. The American Revolution by John Fiske (1891)
"... and sent out Paul Revere by way of nde- Charlestown, and William Dawes by way of Rox- bury, to give the alarm. At that time there was no bridge across ..."
5. American Book Prices Current (1917)
"GOSS (EH)- Life of Paul Revere. Bost., 1891. 2 vols., 8vo. Cl., une. (Large paper), Currier, L., Jan. 30, '17. (283) $6.50. Cl., Blood & Collins, L., Dec. ..."
6. Early American Craftsmen by Walter Alden Dyer (1915)
"CHAPTER VIII THE VERSATILE Paul Revere SINCE Fourth Reader days we have known of the midnight ride of Paul Revere. As a patriot and a soldier he made a ..."
7. The Story of the Revolution by Henry Cabot Lodge (1898)
"As he was engaged in this work he heard firing, Paul Revere, BV ST. MEMIN, and the sound told him that he had not ridden through the night in vain. ..."